Car Accidents

What is the Statute of Limitations for Car Accidents in Kansas?

After an accident, you may be wondering how long you have to file a lawsuit if settlement negotiations aren’t successful or seem to be dragging on. So, what is the statute of limitations on a car accident in Kansas? Here’s what you need to know about the statute and when it applies. If you have questions, contact the Kansas...

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Signs You Should Hire an Attorney After a Car Accident

In certain situations, a car accident may have a devastating effect on victims and their families. Between the financial, physical, and emotional struggles, it may be difficult to know what to do next. However, some crashes are less serious—perhaps there was minimal vehicle damages and minor injuries or none at all. Here are some tips on when to hire...

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How to Calculate Pain and Suffering After a Car Accident

In a personal injury case, it’s common for victims of negligence to experience pain and suffering. The physical, emotional, and mental toll of the injury is often traumatic, especially during the initial recovery. As a result, many victims seek non-economic damages to compensate them for the difficulties they have healing.  If you’ve been injured due to the negligent actions...

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What if I Wreck My Leased Car in Joplin, Missouri?

One of the common reasons people choose the leasing option when purchasing a new car is the ability to trade in for a newer vehicle for less money than buying a brand new car. There are certainly pros and cons involved in leasing a vehicle.But if you ultimately choose this option, be sure to read the fine print before...

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What is a Phantom Vehicle Claim in Arkansas?

Nothing can be worse than being involved in an automobile accident, except possibly when the at-fault driver leaves the scene. Most clients are concerned that automobile insurance will not cover a hit and run or phantom vehicle claim. An even worse situation is when a careless driver runs you off the road and never actually collides with your vehicle....

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Who is Liable for Car Accidents Caused by Sun Glare?

The issue of fault is the most important component of a lawsuit. If you cannot determine the appropriate person to sue you will be unable to file a lawsuit. If more than one party is accused of liability, determining who is at fault requires identifying the levels of fault. In other words, each party will only be responsible for...

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Who is Responsible When a Vehicle’s Autopilot Malfunctions?

Some believe that a self-driving car actually eliminates accidents because technology or robotics are more precise. However, the reality is autonomous vehicles cannot entirely eliminate car accidents. There are been several injuries and deaths across the country involving malfunction of an autonomous vehicle, like a Tesla or Uber. So, who should be held legally responsible for these accidents? If...

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How Long After My Accident Do I Have to Make a Claim?

There are deadlines for filing nearly every type of civil claim.  This time limit is referred to as the “statute of limitations.”  If you do not file your lawsuit before the deadline has passed, you will not be allowed to bring that lawsuit.  If you still file your legal claim after the deadline, it will likely be dismissed.  Each...

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The Most Common Causes of Car Accidents

According to a U.S. Department of Transportation report, more than 37,000 people were killed in car accidents in the United States in 2017. The CDC reported that, in 2016, nearly 39,000 deaths were caused by motor vehicle-related injuries. Considering the likelihood of being involved in a fatal car accident, our Rogers car accident attorney believes it may be helpful...

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What if I Loan My Car Out and They Have an Accident?

So, a friend asked to borrow your car, you gave them the keys, and they were involved in a car accident. Most people who find themselves in this situation are fear they have made a huge mistake. This is mostly because they have no idea whether their car insurance policy will cover the accident and whether they will be...

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